Re: [sl4] JAGI submission

From: Matt Mahoney (
Date: Tue Nov 25 2008 - 14:10:23 MST

--- On Tue, 11/25/08, Peter de Blanc <> wrote:

> Matt, your paper ends in the conclusion, "it seems
> that even though RSI is possible in a mathematical sense, it
> is too slow to be of practical use, or to compete with
> evolutionary systems, at least for fixed goals." What
> is the justification for this statement?

The rate of information gain for RSI is O(log t). The information gain for evolution is O(t), or 1 bit per population doubling and selection.

-- Matt Mahoney,

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